Banner Default Image

General Legal Counsel

Go back
  • Location:


  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £100000.00 - £150000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nicole Smith

  • Email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    27 June 2024

General Counsel- In house
Fully remote
Up to £150,000

Yolk Recruitment is thrilled to collaborate with an award winning Group Company. We are currently seeking an experienced General Counsel to join their growing in-house team. This unique opportunity offers a diverse and dynamic caseload in a fast-paced environment. As General Counsel, you will provide expert legal advice across four companies within the group, including one of the UK's fastest-growing multi-utility consultancies and as well as a leading player in the construction industry. If you are seeking a fresh and compelling challenge, this role is perfect for you!

What You'll Be Doing as an General Counsel
You will work across all the companies, primarily focusing on the larger entities and their acquisitions. Additionally, you will be responsible for overseeing further investments and acquisitions.

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts including supply agreements, service contracts and partnership agreements.
  • Advise on regulatory compliance and corporate governance matters.
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of construction contracts, net, jct and subcontract agreements.
  • Advise on corporate structure, formation and reorganisation
  • Manage and oversee all aspects of litigation including pre-litigation advice
  • Lead and manage all aspects of M&A transactions from inception to completion.
  • Provide advice on a wide range of employment issues

To thrive in this role, as an General Counsel
The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a Senior Legal Counsel or higher. Experience in establishing an in-house legal team is advantageous but not essential. Additionally, a background in handling commercial disputes within the construction industry would be highly desirable.

Previous experience covering corporate and commercial matters, disputes, compliance, employment and regulatory.

If you are interested in applying or know someone who'd be a great fit for the role, get in touch with Nicole Smith today.

Are you interested in this position?

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

x Yolk Recruitment | UK Recruitment | Hiring Manager | Business Owner

Looking for top-notch talent?

If you're a business owner or hiring manager, Yolk can help you find your next superstar.

Submit your vacancy below.